Rockville Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Rockville trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Rockville is in Maryland with Baltimore and Howard County to the northeast, Washington and Alexandria to the southeast, Pittsburgh to the northwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Rockville Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.rockvillemd.gov/1607/Collection-Schedules

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

-New Year’s Day (observed)

Monday, Jan. 2
No change to regular collection schedule this week.

-Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, Jan. 16
All collections occur one day later than usual this week.

-Presidents Day

Monday, Feb. 20
No change to regular collection schedule this week.

-Memorial Day

Monday, May 29
All collections occur one day later than usual this week.

-Juneteenth

Monday, June 19
All collections occur one day later than usual this week.

-Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4
Monday collections as scheduled. Tuesday through Thursday collections occur one day later than usual this week.

-Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 4
All collections occur one day later than usual this week.

-Veterans Day (observed)

Friday, Nov. 10
No change to regular collection schedule this week.

-Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, Nov. 23
Thursday collections occur on Friday.

-Christmas Day

Monday, Dec. 25
All collections occur one day later than usual this week.

During weeks that include a city holiday, your recycling, trash and yard waste collections may occur one day later that week.

Rockville Trash Collection Map

Rockville Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/745/Bulk-Waste for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Large wooden furniture (couches, wooden desks, etc.)
  • Lumber
  • Wooden fencing and landscape ties
  • Mattress/box spring
  • Pianos
  • Plate glass (wrapped or taped to prevent breakage)
  • Rugs/carpet
  • Window frames-nonmetal (removal glass or cover with cardboard and tape)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • No shingles
  • No gasoline
  • No tires
  • No concrete footings on fencing, swings
  • No cinder blocks, bricks, broken concrete, large rocks
  • No sod, soil, old mulch (place in refuse cart)
  • No plastic furniture/toys (place in recycling cart)
  • No bamboo (place in yard waste)
  • No construction/contractor debris

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Rockville and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/300/Recycling-Trash-Yard-Waste

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Rockville?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/745/Bulk-Waste

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/1607/Collection-Schedules

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Rockville Public Works Department?

240-314-8568
TDD: 240-314-8137

[email protected]

Monday – Thursday
7 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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